Following five years in the hub of Shoreditch and the successful launch of Boxpark Croydon in 2016, Boxpark has announced the launch of Boxpark Wembley, to open in late 2018 at Wembley Park. Whilst continuing to draw from its iconic shipping container roots, Boxpark Wembley will have a completely new and bespoke building design, making it an innovative and exciting landmark in the heart of Wembley Park.
Italian coffee specialist Lavazza has chosen Milan as the location for its first flagship store. The space has been designed by JHP Design to offer an immersive and innovative experience of the authentic world of Lavazza coffee. This essential everyday ingredient is presented in a way that allows customers to discover its original aspects as part of a multisensory experience that embraces tradition and innovation.
ICHIBUNS, the new Japanese-inspired dining concept promising luxury fast food, has opened its debut site at 22 Wardour Street in Chinatown London. The 362 sq m, 130 cover restaurant spread across three floors is designed by Noriyoshi Muramatsu of Tokyo’s Studio Glitt. Diners will be immersed in an eclectic Tokyo rock-and-roll interior inspired by 50s and 60s Japanese subcultures and the quintessential American diner. Walls are lined in a variety of Japanese ephemera including Manga comics, vintage newspapers and Japanese fishing flags.
CBRE Global Investors has confirmed an investment of nearly £8 million as part of a comprehensive refurbishment and phased development within Angel Central, Islington. Planning has been submitted for phase one of the Angel Central improvements, which are set to commence in January 2018. Central to these plans is a new link bridge at the Liverpool Road entrance, spanning the width of the scheme to create a circular connected experience at first floor.
The city of London is currently in the thick of London Fashion Week, and Dover Street Market on Haymarket is no exception. From LVMH prize winner Marine Serre's graduate collection to Katie Robert Wood's 'Without Bound, Without Dimension' installation, here are some highlights of this year's DSM x LFW installations...